Engineering & Designhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1787©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60Engineering & DesignAdvances in gasket designs making progresshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365552/Advances-in-gasket-designs-making-progress.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 80: Sudden temperature change in a centrifugal compressorhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365647/Case-80-Sudden-temperature-change-in-a-centrifugal-compressor.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Modernization of Russia’s refining industry—Part 2http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365933/Case-history-Modernization-of-Russias-refining-industryPart-2.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Troubleshooting a leaking valve in a hydrogen unithttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365953/Case-history-Troubleshooting-a-leaking-valve-in-a-hydrogen-unit.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnergy management lessons from Europehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365124/Energy-management-lessons-from-Europe.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTExamining the ecological and profitable uses of refinery residuesWith prices pressured and stricter environmental legislation being implemented, refineries are being increasingly forced to look at new ways of processing heavy residues. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365955/Examining-the-ecological-and-profitable-uses-of-refinery-residues.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTHow are leading organizations implementing operational excellence?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365928/How-are-leading-organizations-implementing-operational-excellence.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365644/HP-News.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove compressor reliability with advanced chemical treatmentsAlthough many olefin plants are making big investments in hardware and metallurgy to improve compressor performance and to extend run lengths, the reliability, efficiency and throughput capacity of the CGC are still key influences on plant profitability.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365910/Improve-compressor-reliability-with-advanced-chemical-treatments.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTInnovative modeling of heavy crudes provides competitive advantagesThe increase in heavy crude production, together with the diversity of heavy crude characteristics and sources, leads to technical challenges in accurately predicting production and refining process performance.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365956/Innovative-modeling-of-heavy-crudes-provides-competitive-advantages.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTOptimize control systems with preventive maintenancehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365654/Optimize-control-systems-with-preventive-maintenance.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTSecond-generation petrochemical processes take lead http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365643/Second-generation-petrochemical-processes-take-lead.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe CIS—four countries, $50 billion in downstream investmentsAzerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are laying the foundation to attract foreign investment to develop their vast hydrocarbon reserves, as well as to develop their downstream processing infrastructure to meet rising demand and export opportunities.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365648/The-CISfour-countries-50-billion-in-downstream-investments.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTTriple-offset valves offer advantages in emergency serviceshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365931/Triple-offset-valves-offer-advantages-in-emergency-services.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on secondary seals for fluid machineshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365900/Update-on-secondary-seals-for-fluid-machines.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTUse information management tools to support best practices and increase reliabilityhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365949/Use-information-management-tools-to-support-best-practices-and-increase-reliability.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat skills will project managers need in the next decade?—Part 2 http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365642/What-skills-will-project-managers-need-in-the-next-decadePart-2.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Modernization of Russia’s refining industry—Part 1http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356741/Case-history-Modernization-of-Russias-refining-industryPart-1.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider high-fidelity online motor fuel characterizationhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356737/Consider-high-fidelity-online-motor-fuel-characterization.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTHow to make anything with a catalytic crackerVarious refined products can be produced via an FCCU only with changes in operating condition, different feedstocks and advanced/specialty catalyst choices.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356702/How-to-make-anything-with-a-catalytic-cracker.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356423/HP-News.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTMajor US players turn focus to propane dehydrogenationAs of today, seven projects have been proposed in the field of propane dehydrogenation (PDH), which can convert propane into propylene as well as the byproduct hydrogen.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356436/Major-US-players-turn-focus-to-propane-dehydrogenation.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTTale of two continents http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356421/Tale-of-two-continents.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe reshaping of Latin America’s petrochemical industryhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356434/The-reshaping-of-Latin-Americas-petrochemical-industry.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThings to know and do before starting new initiativeshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356427/Things-to-know-and-do-before-starting-new-initiatives.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat is the ‘refinery of the future’?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356422/What-is-the-refinery-of-the-future.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat skills will project managers need in the next decade?—Part 1http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356432/What-skills-will-project-managers-need-in-the-next-decadePart-1.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhich margin levers impact Group I and Group II base stock competitiveness?—Part 2http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356757/Which-margin-levers-impact-Group-I-and-Group-II-base-stock-competitivenessPart-2.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT